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Table 4 Usage of Smartphone Health & Medical Applications according to health status

From: Receptiveness and preferences of health-related smartphone applications among Vietnamese youth and young adults

Health status Having smartphone p-value
Yes No
N % n %
Total 590 57.4 438 42.6  
Obesity and overweight
 No 513 87.0 415 94.8 < 0.01
 Yes 77 13.0 23 5.3  
 • Using beauty counselling app 19 24.7    
 • Using nutrition counselling app 25 32.5    
Having acute symptoms in the last four weeks
 No 506 85.8 418 95.4 < 0.01
 Yes 84 14.2 20 4.6  
 • Using disease prevention counselling app 36 42.9    
 • Using disease treatment counselling app 33 39.3    
Having chronic diseases in the last three months
 No 401 68.0 423 96.6 < 0.01
 Yes 189 32.0 15 3.4  
 • Using disease prevention counselling app 45 23.8    
 • Using disease treatment counselling app 40 21.2